Vanessa Hua


Season 6 Opening Night Gala, featuring  Vanessa Hua (author,  A River of Stars) and Paula Saunders (author, The Distance Home).

Karen Joy Fowler


Season 5 Opening Night Gala. Best-selling author and Booker Prize finalist Karen Joy Fowler will present two writers she selected for Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2016Will Kaufman and Liz Ziemska.

John Lescroart


Season 4 Opening Gala featuring Sherlock Holmes-themed work from John Lescroart, Lucy Corin, and Catriona McPherson.